Release Sambo Dasuki, El-Zakzaky now: HURIWA asks Buhari

A civil society organization and a pro-democracy body – HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has condemned the continued suppression and killing by armed security forces of civil protesters belonging to the minority Islamic movement of Nigeria (Shiite) who are campaigning for freedom for their unjustly incarcerated leader Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and his wife. HURIWA has also called for the immediate release from detention of over two years of the immediate past National Security Adviser to the President Colonel Sambo Dasuki (rtd) who is being extra-judicially detained despite obtaining…

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Free Zakzaky Protests Enter The Fourth Straight Day In Abuja

For the fourth day running, Abuja witnessed a momentous Free Zakzaky procession to demand the immediate release of the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky, being held illegally by the Buhari government even as his health condition is fast deteriorating in detention. This is coming at the back heel of two consecutive days of police brutality against the peaceful protests in Abuja where policemen opened fire on the peaceful protests, killing three and wounding scores, including Sheikh Qasim Umar Sokoto who was shot at the right…

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We’ve right to protest for Sheikh Zakzaky’s release – Islamic movement

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria said it has every right under the law to protest for the release of its incarcerated ailing leader Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky. “Security agents are spreading false information and rumours with a view to breaking our will and causing confusion so that they could seize the opportunity to turn our peaceful protests into violence,” Ibrahim Musa, president of the movement’s media forum said in a statement on Thursday. “Credible reports have confirmed that hoodlums have been commissioned by the authorities to foment trouble by burning tyres…

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The Nigeria Police Shameless Statement Of Lies Refuted By Reality Video Clips

In their usual manner, police had to resort to lies to explain away their unjustified show of shame in Abuja when for three consecutive days they unleashed a storm of fury on peaceful protesters legitimately demanding the immediate release of their leader, Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky, who is being held illegally in defiance of a valid court order. The Police, shamelessly said in a statement by its Abuja spokesperson, Anjuguri Manzah, that the protesters were violent and that they “recovered some bottles of improvised petrol-bomb, stones and catapult used by members…

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Activist @EveryNigerian, Dr Brimah Escapes Being Killed By Buhari Government With Protesters Shot in Abuja

Several activists including civil right advocate, Dr. Perry Brimah narrowly escaped being killed in Abuja Wednesday as many protesting youth were shot with deaths reported and images published online. Several activists came out empathetic towards the case of citizen Zeenat and her reportedly dying husband, Sheikh Zakzaky –suffering what may be a stroke after being blinded and paralyzed– who have been detained for over two years by the Buhari administration in contempt of clear court orders. The protests are being staged as the detained sheikh reportedly needs urgent medical care…

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Nigerian Security Agents Spread False Rumours, Plot Mayhem To Tarnish Islamic Movement

Security agents are spreading false information and rumours with a view to breaking our will and causing confusion so that the could seize the opportunity to turn our peaceful protests into a violent occasion. Credible reports have confirmed that hoodlums have been commissioned by the authorities to foment trouble by burning tyres and properties in the course of our peaceful processions. Part of their evil plot involved spreading false news of the alleged death of our leader, Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky due to illness on fake Facebook profile pages. They had…

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